Roberta Filicky-Peneski retired in 2010 as a Senior Vice President from Robert W. Baird and Company, where she was a Financial Advisor for twenty years. Prior to that, she owned and operated Community Relations Consulting, a PR and marketing firm.
Filicky-Peneski is active in Sheboygan civic life and chairs the Redevelopment Authority, having served for five mayors. She is involved in several community organizations and is currently President of the Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra, Chair of the Safe Harbor Endowment Board, Vice-Chair of the Sheboygan County Historical Society Foundation Committee, and is a member of the Sheboygan Altrusa Endowment Board. She also serves on the Board of Visitors at Edgewood College, Madison.
Filicky-Peneski has received many awards: Robert W. Baird Brent Rupple Award—Corporate Award for Community Service, Wisconsin Women in Communications Woman of the Year, Sheboygan County Chamber of Commerce Volunteer of the Year, and the City of Sheboygan Humanitarian of the Year.
She is married to Thomas Peneski. They have a son Mark, of Denver, Colorado, and a daughter, Ellen who lives in San Diego, California, with her husband and twin daughters.